Merribel Ayres, owner of the Amina Rubinacci boutique in Georgetown, and Alessandro Spada, CEO of the Naples-based brand, brought the style, the elegance and the allure of Amina Rubinacci to the Italian Embassy of Washington DC. Kathleen Parker, award-winning journalist, moderated the event, dressed in a stunning Amina sequined jacket. Joined...

Italy will invest €60 million in a public awareness campaign to promote original Italian food products, initially in the US, Canada and Mexico.   According to Italy's Deputy Industry Minister Carlo Calenda, the campaign was launched as a reaction to a 180% increase in what's described as 'Italian-sounding" foreign food products and beverages...

Nell'ambito del dibattito sulle mozioni inerenti la tutela del "Made in Italy", l'onorevole Fucsia FitzGerald Nissoli il 7 luglio è intervenuta per illustrare la mozione di cui è prima firmataria, presentata a nome del gruppo "Per l'italia".   Nel sottolineare lo stretto connubio tra cultura e promozione del made in Italy, l'On. Nissoli ha a...

Non sono così lontani i tempi in cui, prima di andare all'estero, si metteva il pacco di Barilla in valigia per sentirsi meno soli; i più fortunati potevano vantare una bottiglia di sugo fatto in casa, messo di straforo in valigia dalla mamma.   Oggi, invece, tra chef pluristellati e sperimentazioni culinarie, è cambiato il modo di comunicar...

Just when Americans thought they had wine all figured out, a new frontier in wines, hand-tailored on an island in the middle of the Mediterranean, has come onto the scene in a big way.   In America, while certain wine varieties have become as mainstream as macaroni in the last 15 years, Sicily has been working hard revitalizing indigenous gr...

by Ina Cordle   Stefano Ricci will open a boutique in Miami's Design District, in space leased from Thor Equities, The Real Deal has learned. The Italian luxury menswear brand will be located at 20 Northeast 39th Street, Thor told TRD. The 5,700-square-foot retail building includes 50 feet of frontage with 3,300 square feet of space on the g...

03/12/2012 - Dopo aver consolidato la presenza sul mercato americano con la creazione di Meridiani USA LLC, consociata americana di Meridiani Srl, il marchio inaugura l'apertura del primo Showroom a Miami, un passo importante per un'azienda giovane, lanciata sul mercato nel 2000 e che è cresciuta rapidamente negli ultimi anni grazie ad una produzio...

Italy's SME sector — the largest in the EU by number of firms — is dominated by more than 3.6 million micro-firms with less than 10 employees. Micro firms therefore contribute more to employment and value-added than elsewhere in the EU: nearly half of total employment and one-third of value added says the European SBA Fact Sheet.   There is...

By Cynthia Martens   Reputation is everything in the business world. In a Reputation Institute poll of 3,200 Italians, Ferrero, the chocolate and confectionery brand, landed in the top slot for Italy's RepTrak 2015 ranking of the best-loved companies operating in Italy, earning a score of 89.5, while BMW and Barilla secured second and t...

by Rossella Bocciarelli   An additional half point of GDP over three years and a 30,000 unit boost in employment - that's the potential impact that the TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) could have on Italy's economy. According to an estimate by Prometeia, Italy's GDP would rise by €5.6 billion net of inflation if partner...